There is something about power and status that appeals to all, and the film industry
has used this attraction more times than one cares to remember. We are not talking
about just our local industry, but about universal cinema. The dynamic hero who
can conquer all is almost superhuman and unbelievable, yet the magnetism is undeniably
Suresh Gopi always plays the outright action hero, and the good thing is that
he doesn't break into a jig or run around trees that essentially belie the macho
image. He usually plays the lawman, but this time around he attempts to do something
different, and has managed to succeed to a certain extent. Narsimha Reddy (Suresh
Gopi) is one of six brothers who belong to the most influential family in Kerala.
In spite of his colorful educational degrees, he is down to earth, takes no nonsense
from anyone, and believes in the power of the fist. A brief description of the
brothers - the first is a financier, the second is in the marine business, the
third is Narsimha, the fourth a doctor, the fifth a police inspector and the sixth
a doctor, too. An impressive list of professions, indeed! Most of the first half
is dedicated to giving us an insight into the power of this family and into Narsimha's
But trouble begins when a new business family, the SP clan, steps in, with the
sole intention of destroying the Reddy clan. The reason: the Reddy clan had unintentionally
wronged them in the past. This leads to a clash of the titans. But, the Reddys
don't play dirty, and hence (yet?) emerge victorious.
There is a lot of action and powerful dialogue, which, at times, make the film
monotonous, but the end result is that it is worth a watch. Some good performances
and slick direction make this film something different.